Archive for: Christianity

The Good and Faithful Chester Brown (and the Parable of the Talents)

Sex workers in the Bible.

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Superman Isn’t Jesus, He’s Moses

The Problem with the Lie at the Heart of Man of Steel

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Blasphemous Broadway Tunes Are the New Gospel

The Murder of Jesus the Jew by black metallers Meads of Asphodel

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Bend Your Knee

Stanley Hauerwas, America, and the Church of War

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Big Questions: Our Father, Where Art Thou?

It is, perhaps, only in this collected edition that the inter-species relationships of Nilsen’s comic thicken and caramelize, only here that the pitched battles acquire any degree of emotional tension, only here that the scope of the entire work can be appreciated.

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The Greatest Fandom Ever Sold

No doubt you’ve encountered at least one of these fandoms: Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, the Bible.

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Solipsistic Oneness

This essay first appeared on Splice Today. __________________ One of my favorite recordings is the Hilliard Ensemble’s CD of Perotin’s vocal music. Perotin was a 13th century composer; he’s perhaps the most important pioneer of polyphonic music. In contrast to earlier Gregorian chant, which followed a single melody line, Perotin’s compositions weave, and elongate — […]

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